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Brazil approves planting of GM sugarcane
Science museums and UNESCO join to meet SDGs
Can visiting science centres boost science literacy?

Practical guide

Reporting embryonic stem cell science

Luisa Massarani offers tips on how to navigate your way through the highly controversial world of embryonic stem cell ...



Brazil breaks patent on HIV/AIDS drug

Brazil will import generic versions of the HIV/AIDS drug efavirenz after issuing a compulsory licence last week.



GM farming on the rise in developing nations

Planting of genetically modified crops in developing countries rose by 21 per cent in 2006, say researchers.



Brazilian mathematician becomes president of TWAS

A Brazilian mathematician has been elected president of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World for 2007-2009.



Slow progress at talks on access to biodiversity

Delegates to the UN biodiversity convention are failing to resolve a debate over access to genetic resources and traditional ...


Luisa Massarani

Luisa Massarani


Luisa Massarani has been the regional coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean since 2003. As such, she is responsible for managing the independent collaborators of SciDev.Net and other key people and organizations in the region, as well as writing journalistic articles. She also coordinates meetings, workshops and other training events on science and scientific journalism dissemination.
Luisa is a scientific journalist, with a PhD in science communication and has published several scientific articles and books in this specialty.
Location: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Languages ​​spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish.
Areas of interest: Issues related to the science of developing countries and scientific policy.
Local / demographic interests: developing countries, especially Latin America.
Professional memberships: Member of the scientific committee of the PCST Network.
Job Title: Coordinadora Regional